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Travelling the world is a fantastic experience rife with adventure, excitement and opportunity. And whilst you might think that slumming it in hostels, exploring countless towns and cities and surviving on a minimal budget wouldn’t necessarily add up to weight gain, sadly for many of us the struggle of the backpacker belly is real. So if you’re planning a backpacking trip (or are already on the road), here are some top tips to help you avoid that infamous belly bulge! Drink plenty of water This is good advice for daily life as well as on the road. But when we’re…

Travelers have a huge variety of vacation booking options available online – which is the best resource? The following article discusses the Reservations.com RCLUB program and why it offers the best vacation rental booking solutions. Have you ever counted the number of travel booking sites? Don’t bother, I already have. There are a bazillion travel booking sites. Okay – so maybe not a bazillion (technically that’s neither a number or an accepted word), but there are definitely more than what can be manually calculated by one humble travel blogger without the help of supercomputers. With the abundance of travel sites…

If you’re planning a vacation and want to know how to get the best accommodations at the lowest possible rate, Reservations.com – the newest kid on the online trip planning block – offers exceptional deals from a diverse assortment of hotels and vacation rentals. Whether you’re looking for a hostel, home stay, vacation rental, or resort, Reservations.com has an abundance of low-cost options. No one in their right mind thinks that planning a trip is fun. Oh, sure – the excitement of deciding where to go and what kind of experience you want is definitely thrilling, but getting down in…

It was 25 years ago that I set out on my first adventure, backpacking around South America in 7 months. Flights were rare back then, there were only two flights per week to my destination, it was via three stopovers. It was all I could afford, just the flights and travel insurance alone cost $5000.  There are so many things to adjust to in that first trip. Not simply culture and language. But the tiny things that wipe you out, the time differences, the new tastes of food, when to eat, the isolation of not understanding anything around you. I…

Do you enjoy staying at impressive hotels, with a good dose of wow-factor? Did you know, Las Vegas is home to so many flamboyant structural designs… including New York New York and Caesar’s Palace, that make Sin City so appealing. Often, it’s the architectural cleverness which makes hotels so highly sought after. Grab some inspiration from our guide below and start planning your next getaway! The Luxor, Las Vegas, USA It’d be rude not to start with a Vegas delight and, while there are many magnificent choices that could make this list, this Egyptian design is a building which doesn’t…

The UK is packed with so many stunning destinations. Despite this, it can be a challenge to find an equally stunning accommodation to stay in. However, after the influx of more than 4,000 visitors during London 2012 Olympic games, we saw the arrival of a new type of lodging that has sparked a new travel trend. Airbnb, owned by American billionaire Brian Chesky, enables many travellers to veer away from the standard hotel room, in favour of an individual experience in a unique destination. Together with bottled gas supplier Flogas, we take a look at some of the UK’s quirkiest…

Canada is famous for embracing the cold, and no part of the country does it better than the country’s capital, Ottawa. While the summer in Ottawa is beautiful, you haven’t really seen the city until you have seen it when covered in snow. Ottawa is a city that lives 365 days a year, and offers tons of activities for the whole family, no matter when you decide to visit. Here are 9 reasons to travel to Ottawa this winter. We’ll share some of the top winter attractions to visit and activities to join while you’re here. We’ll also give you…

A corporate environment can be strenuous, especially on those who have been working there for a considerable amount of time. These environments can sometimes cause clashes between individuals working there and can lead to hostile times where individuals can’t work well with each other. For jobs that require people to work well in groups, the task of getting people to work well together after a clash is not the easiest, especially if it was something caused by internal activities. In order to ensure that employees work well together and maintain harmony in the workplace, it is important for companies to…

How often would you say it is you get to travel on a regular basis? If you are like some people, the answer is likely going to be not enough. With this in mind, is money the main thing preventing you from traveling more often? If it is, what steps can you take to change this moving ahead? Deals Are Out There if You Know Where to Look So that you have more opportunities to travel than you do now, finding deals goes a long way. That said are you looking in the right places for such savings? You need…

There are many fabulous places you could visit when needing a break and a chance to recharge your batteries. The USA should certainly be at the top of any list because of the many amazing locations you can travel to in this vast, beautiful country. That sheer size can sometimes be tricky especially if you only have a limited amount of time in the US. To overcome this problem, the best option is to find interesting spots that are easy to reach when you visit popular destinations. This means you get to see more places in the same period. Philadelphia…